• Koop L, Snellen M, Simons DG (2021):  An object-based image analysis approach using bathymetry and bathymetric derivatives to classify the seafloor. Geosciences, doi: 10.3390/geosciences11020045, pdf



  • Koop L, van der Reijden KJ, Mestdagh S, Ysebaert T, Govers LL, Olff H, Herman PMJ, Snellen M, Simons DG (2020): Measuring centimeter-scale sand ripples using multibeam echosounder backscatter data from the Brown Bank area of the Dutch Continental Shelf. Geosciences, doi:10.3390/geosciences10120495, pdf
  • Tiano JC, van der Reijden KJ, O’Flynn S, Beauchard O, van der Ree S, van der Wees J, Ysebaert T, Soetaert K (2020): Experimental bottom trawling finds resilience in large-bodied infauna but vulnerability for epifauna and juveniles in the Frisian Front. Marine Environmental Research, doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.104964
  • Mestdagh S, Amiri-Simkooei AR,  van der Reijden KJ, Koop L, O’Flynn S, Snellen M, van Sluis C, Govers LL, Simons DG, Herman PMJ, Olff H, Ysebaert T (2020):  Linking the morphology and ecology of subtidal soft-bottom marine benthic habitats: A novel multiscale approach. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106687, pdf



  • Amiri-Simkooei AR, Koop L, van der Reijden KJ, Snellen M, Simons DG (2019):  Seafloor characterization using multibeam echosounder backscatter data: Methodology and results in the North Sea. Geosciences, doi: 10.3390/geosciences9070292, pdf
  • Koop L, Amiri-Simkooei AR, van der Reijden KJ, O’Flynn S, Snellen M, Simons DG (2019):  Seafloor classification in a sand wave environment on the Dutch Continental Shelf using multibeam echosounder backscatter data. Geosciences, doi: 10.3390/geosciences9030142, pdf
  • van der Reijden KJ, Koop L, O’Flynn S, Garcia S, Bos O, van Sluis C, Maaholm DJ, Herman PMJ, Simons DG, Olff H, Ysebaert T, Snellen M, Govers LL, Rijnsdorp AD, Aguilar R (2019): Discovery of Sabellaria spinulosa reefs in an intensively fished area of the Dutch Continental Shelf, North Sea. Journal of Sea Research, doi:10.1109/JOE.2018.2791878



  • Snellen M, Gaida TC, Koop L, Alevizos E, Simons DG (2018): Performance of Multibeam Echosounder backscatter-based classification for monitoring sediment distributions using multitemporal large-scale ocean data sets. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, doi:10.1109/JOE.2018.2791878
  • Damveld JH, van der Reijden KJ, Cheng C, Koop L, Haaksma LR, Walsh CAJ, Soetaert K, Borsje BW, Govers LL, Roos PC, Olff H, Hulscher SJMH (2018): Video transects reveal that tidal sand waves affect the spatial distribution of benthic organisms and sand ripples. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2018GL079858, pdf
  • van der Reijden KJ, Hintzen NT, Govers LL, Rijnsdorp AD, Olff H (2018): North Sea demersal fisheries prefer specific benthic habitats. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208338, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0208338, pdf Check out the story map of this paper!